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'One of the six original toll houses on the Cumberland or National Road is on the hill a mile and a half SW. Built after the road was turned over to the State by the United States in 1835.'
'Our first national road; fathered by Albert Gallatin. Begun in 1811 at Cumberland, Md.; completed to Wheeling in 1818. Toll road under State control, 1835-1905. Rebuilt, it is present U.S. Route 40.'
A Pennsylvania highway marker stands between Wheeling, W. Va. and Washington, PA on the US Route 40.  The marker reads: Pennsylvania--founded 1681 by William Penn ans a Quaker Commonwealth, Birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.